Collection SC201 - Lawrence Ferlinghetti collection

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti collection

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  • 1967 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti is an American poet.

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The collection consists of a typed, signed letter to Alan Marlowe, on behalf of City Light Books. In the letter, Ferlinghetti refers to his trip to New Mexico and the “hippie” situation there. He also requests him to send copies of his books “Huncke's Journal” and “Love Poems From The Middle Latin”, as they are running out of copies. He refers to Timothy Leary's “1000 Prayers” and requests him to send as many as possible.

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Revised by JF, July 26, 2013.

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  • English

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